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Wakemans Appointed on Multi Project Monitoring Role by Lloyds Bank

Posted on Oct 16, 2017

National property and construction consultancy Wakemans has been appointed by Lloyds Bank to act as Monitoring Surveyor on their behalf for 10 development projects around the West Midlands.

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Wakemans hands over £1.5 million Walsall Waterfront scheme

Posted on Oct 9, 2017

Wakemans has completed work on phase two of the Walsall Waterfront development, which will introduce four new restaurants to the multi-million pound mixed leisure complex.

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How Safe is your Contractor?

Posted on Oct 9, 2017

Although the construction sector for SMEs grew yet again in Q2 (April-June 2017), concerns remain over the fate of smaller contractors, with accountancy firm Moore Stephens warning that 26 per cent of construction companies could fail.

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Positive Outlook for Construction

Posted on Oct 9, 2017

John Woodhall considers developers’ attitude to the construction industry’s prospects. The most recent Trade Survey by the Construction Products Association (CPA) revealed that, following another three months’ of growth, the construction industry has witnessed 17 successive quarters of growth.

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Credit Crunch – A Positive Impact on Housing?

Posted on Oct 9, 2017

James Shelley takes a look at how the financial crisis continues to impact on the UK’s housing market – and not necessarily for the worst.

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Recruiting Trainees

Posted on Oct 9, 2017

How we create a skilled construction workforce for the future remains a conundrum, but it is incumbent upon the industry as a whole to make it happen. Regrettably, if people leave, they rarely return, and because buildings are now so complex and require specialised technical skills, those who opt to get back into construction are expected to retrain.

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